Fundamentals of Nursing CH 1-4 Terms

  1. maintains and regains patients health
  2. philosophical ideals of right and wrong
    code of ethics
  3. state required education outside of employment at healthcare facility
    Continuing Education
  4. Job or institution required training
    In-service Education
  5. An art and science, dx and tx of human responses to actual or potential health problems.
  6. deals with issues/concerns of the practicing in profession
    Professional Organization
  7. Patient is tx for an episode of Acute illness

    Ex: trauma, or during surgery
    Acute Care
  8. Facility for supervise care of older adults, provides meal and social hours
    Adult daycare centers
  9. Attractive LTC setting with homey environment
    Assisted Living
  10. Providers receive a fixed amount per patient or enrolee of health care plan
  11. Activities directed towards identifying future proposed therapy and need of additional resources before returning home
    Discharge Planning
  12. Provides intermediate care to individuals recovering from acute illness, promotes independence  and self care
    Extended care facilties
  13. Worldwide scope or application
  14. Provides all necessary care and equipment  in patient home
    Home care
  15. System of family centered care designed to help terminally ill maintain satisfactory life until they die
  16. What is Independence Practice Association?

    *Fee for service or capitation
    Managed care organization that contracts physicians and providers
  17. Set of providers and services organized to deliver coordinated continum of care to the population of patients served at a capitated cost
    Integrated Delivery Networks
  18. There is administrative control over primary health care services. 

    *Reduces cost
    Managed Care
  19. Established by DOHHS used to develop care plan for newly admitted residents of nursing facilities
    Minimum Data Set
  20. Consequences of effects of nursing interventions that result in changes in the patients sx, functional status, safety, psychological stress or cost
    Nursing Sensitive Outcomes
  21. concept to improve work efficiency by changing the way care is delivered
    Patient centered care
  22. Quality improvement program that rewards excellence through financial incentives to motivate change
    Pay for Performance
  23. Level of care that focuses on ENTIRE population health
    Primary Health Care
  24. Focuses on the evaluation of nursing care provided, the quality , effectiveness and appropriateness
    Professional Standards Review Organizations (PRSOs)
  25. eliminates cost based reimbursement
    Prospective Payment System
  26. Method of classification of healthcare reimbursement for LTC faciliteis
    Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs)
  27. Restores a person to fullest physical, mental, social, vocational, and economic potential possible
  28. Service to provide short term relief to LTC givers (family) to run errands
    Respite care
  29. Care that helps individuals regain maximal funtion
    Restorative Care
  30. Intermediate care from skilled licensure nurse staff
    Skilled Nursing Facility
  31. To eliminate over use of diagnostics and tx services ordered by physician for patient on MEDICARE
    Utilized Review Committees
  32. collection of individual more likely to develop health issues due to high risk
    Vulnerable Population
  33. A formal process used to analyze the work of a certain work group and change the actual structure of the jobs performed
    Work Design
  34. care that takes place in community settigns such as home or clinic, where the focus is on the needs of the INDIVIDUAL or family.
    Community based nursing
  35. Is nursing practice in the community, with primary focus on the hlthcare of individual FAMILIES and GROUPS in the community
    Community Health Nursing
  36. Caring that require the understanding the needs of the population or group of people that have one or more needs IN COMMON.
    Public Health Nursing
  37. collection of individuals who have a common personal or environment need
  38. more likely to develop health care problems due to high risk, and limited care services
    Vulnerable Population
  39. "Taken for granted" statement that explains nature of a concept
  40. Can be simple or complex and relate to an object or event that comes from an individual perceptual experience
  41. The product and information obtained from the system is the 
  42. The perspective of preofession
  43. Includes all possible conditions affecting patients and the setting in which their health care needs take place
  44. Serves to inform a system about how it functions
  45. State of physical, emotional, intellectual, socialand spiritual well being 
  46. Data or information that a comes from a patient assessment
  47. Explains a systematic view of a phenomena specific to the discipline inquiry
    Interdisciplinary Theory
  48. The dx and tx of human responses to actual or potential hlth problems.
  49. Directs the activity of the nursing profession, including knowledge development , philosophy, theory, educational experience, research and proactive.
    Nursing Pardigm
  50. Recipient of nursing care
  51. Is a pattern of thought that is useful in describing the domain of a discipline. 
  52. the end product of the System process
  53. The term, description, situation or label given to describe an idea or response about an event, a situation, a process, a group of events, or a group of situations.

    ***concept describes the phenomenon**
  54. Contains a set of concepts , definitions, and assumptions or proposition that explains phenomenon

    ****Explains phenomenon****Concepts DESCRIBE phenomenon****
  55. Conceptualization of some aspect of nursing that describes, explains, predicts, or prescribes nursing care
    Nursing Theory
  56. This has a different meaning for each patient and each clinical setting. 
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Fundamentals of Nursing CH 1-4 Terms